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Q.Lime Tree Curled Leaves

Anonymous added on March 12, 2011 | Answered

Could you please tell me why my tree leaves are curling?

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Answered on March 14, 2011

Chances are it is not getting consistent watering. Make sure that they do not dry out. Citrus trees are funny in that when the soil dries out and you then water them,it is after you water them that they lose their leaves. This article will help:

In addition, the leaf curling could be attributed to citrus leaf curl, which is caused by aphids. The use of neem oil should help. Here's more info: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

Here is an article on aphids that may help with other ideas on how to treat them: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/homemade-aphid-control-a-natural-way-to-kill-aphids.htm

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